oriental spice and some chocolate

A very merry old Hollywood Christmas!

It´s Christmas evening. A perfect time to go back in time for that old Hollywood Christmas ambiance! Enjoy and Merry (Old Hollywood) Christmas everyone!  Audrey Hepburn  Anita Ekberg  Dean Martin and…
oriental spice and some chocolate

An ode to odd compliments

I'm having a new addiction in the online entertainment section. The daily odd compliments addiction. Compliments wrapped in very originally found comparisons that make totally sense or are totally nonsense. However the impact of the compliments…
oriental spice and some chocolate

Today's special: Spicy quote soup

Today on the menu: Some homemade spicy quote soup to spice up your day or night. A chance doesn't always ring twice.An outspoken "NO" can be a hidden "YES" for something better.Close doors for those who aren't worth it, open windows…
oriental spice and some chocolate

Songs of the week: Keep it funky

Back in the business with another episode of "Songs of the week". This week those energetic funk classics are on my repeat button. Funk of today has developed a lot since the old days. James Brown played a great part in the development of funk.…
oriental spice and some chocolate

History of the pencil skirt

Nowadays pencil skirts are a basic part of any female (work) wardrobe. This classy fashion item came to life in a very interesting way. Let me take you back to 1908... In that year two brothers named Wilbur and Orville Wright, allowed…
oriental spice and some chocolate

The greatest free gifts: effort and time

The oneliner "Good things come to those who wait", never appealed to me. How does that work anyway? You just sit around and wait and then suddenly you'll get smacked with all the things you want? Only in Hollywood (movies) or your dreams.…